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Eric A. Haviland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Annapolis, MD

Burrows Haviland Law
168 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-960-6642
Fax: 410-630-7820
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed in Maryland Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Family Law, Employee Benefits, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Attorney Profile

Eric A. Haviland is the Co-Owner and Founder of Burrows Haviland Law, and the QDRO Center.  Eric is barred in Massachusetts, Maryland, and The District of Columbia.  Eric's legal practice is diverse and focuses on litigation, mediation and on the preparation of Domestic Relations Orders and the division of retirement assets arising out of a divorce.  Eric’s deep knowledge of issues related to state and federal taxation, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, healthcare, division of retirement assets, and family law, provides him with the foundation to guide his clients through the most complex cases.

Eric believes in the value of Alternative Dispute Resolution, and he works to assist his clients in resolving disputes outside of the Court room. He provides individual mediation services, as well as co-mediation with Laura. When parties reach resolutions, Eric prepares Parenting Agreements, Interim Agreements, and Marital Settlement Agreements, which can be incorporated into a Court Order. 

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 30%Employee Benefits
  • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


4 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

About Eric A. Haviland

First Admitted: 2007, Maryland

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Trained Divorce Mediator
  • Trained Federal Shared Neutral  
  • Former Federal Hearing Officer

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter: Maryland State Bar Association: Starting a Law Practice, Spring 2017
  • Presenter: Northwestern Mutual: QDROs, Wills, Trusts & Estates, November 2016
  • Presenter: Maryland State Bar Association: Hanging Out A Shingle, Spring 2015

Educational Background

  • Connecticut College, B.A., New London, CT
  • Boston University School of Law, LL.M (Taxation), Boston, MA
  • Pomfret School, High School, Pomfret, CT

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts Bar, 2007
  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar, 2007
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Member of the Maryland Bar, 2015

Industry Groups

  • Domestic Relations Orders
  • DRO's
  • IRA Orders
  • QDRO's
  • Retirement Benefits
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Office Location for Eric A. Haviland

168 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-960-6642

Fax: 410-630-7820

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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